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Thursday 4 April 2013
Civic Education center buiding,Second floor, Borg El-Qahirah St. in front of Egyptian Football fediration El-Gezira Zamalek Cairo, Egypt
Conventional name: Arab Republic of Egypt (Jumhuriyat Misr al-Arabiyah).
Surface area: 1.001.449 km².
Comparison with a European country : About twice the size of Spain.
Population: 80 milions of inhabitants.
Young People under 25 years old: 54%.
GDP/ inhab: 5 900 dollars
Ethnic Background : Eastern Hamitic (Egyptians, Bedouins, and Berbers) 99%, Greeks, Nubians (approx.160.000), Armenians, other Europeans (primarily Italians and Frenchs) 1%.
Religions : Muslims Sunni 94%, Christians (Orthodox Copts, Catholics and Armenians) and other 6%.
Currency : 1 Egyptian pound (EGP) = 100 piasters (1 Egyptian £= 0,24 €uros, 31.05.02)
Unemployment Rate (2001): 12%
Year of Independence : 1936 (from the United Kingdom)
Admitted in the United Nations in: 1945.
Member of : League of Arab States, OIC, COMESA, W.T.O.
State nature: Unitary Republic
Regime nature: Presidential
Formalities: Passport valid for 6 months after the date of entry and visa issued at the airport.
Sources (figures) : Economist Intelligence Unit, UN Population Database, CIA.